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Hamann named the executive director of the Connected Systems Institute at UWM

MILWAUKEE _ Joe Hamann, an engineering and technology leader with diverse experience across the value chain, has been named executive director of the Connected Systems Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. [caption id="attachment_2683" align="alignleft" width="200"] Joe Hamann, Executive Director, CSI[/caption] In this role, Hamann will partner with Wisconsin industries with... Read More

CSI Moves Manufacturing Forward

CSI's graduate student worker, Shamar Webster (M.S. in Computer Science) highlights the institute's impact on the future workforce through training and innovation. This Spectrum News interview features both Webster and Joe Zaccaria demonstrating the abilities of CSI's digital twin and manufacturing test bed. View the interview here. Read More

UScellular Donates Private 5G Network to CSI

UScellular is contributing a private cellular network that includes 5G technology to expand the capabilities of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s manufacturing research facility, called the Connected Systems Institute (CSI). Read the UWM Report article here. Read More

The Quest for Women Engineers: Students Embark on Engineering Quests at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

As the gender ratio in STEM has remained imbalanced for years, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is one of many academic institutions implementing female-focused programs in STEM subjects. For the last decade, UWM has hosted the EnQuest summer program for female high school students, and last summer EnQuest integrated simulation through... Read More

CSI featured in Cisco Case Study: Transforming Manufacturing

Digital transformation is fueling the fourth industrial revolution. To compete effectively, manufacturers must switch from static to dynamic operations by harnessing the power of artificial intelligence, robotics, cloud computing, supply chain technology, and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). To do so, manufacturers need workers capable of using these technologies—but... Read More